Making a VM's public IP address static
A static IP address is a permanent IP address that does not change when a VM is stopped.
Use of static IP addresses
Public static IP addresses are charged at an individual rate. For more information, see Public IP addresses in the Virtual Private Cloud documentation.
To make a VM's public IP address static:
- In the management console, select the folder the VM belongs to.
- Select Compute Cloud.
- Select the VM.
- Specify the VM's public IP address. You can find out the IP address in the Network section on the VM's page.
- Make the public IP address static. For more information, see Converting a dynamic public IP address to static in the Virtual Private Cloud documentation.